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April 30th, 2009
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Title Page of First Volume to be Published in the New Twenty Volume Extension of Luther's Works

Title Page of First Volume to be Published in the New Twenty Volume Extension of Luther's Works

Did you know that Concordia Publishing House is extending the translation of Martin Luther’s writings into English? A twenty volume extension of the American Edition is well underway. I have several things to report about in this post. First, thanks to Dr. Mayes, for pointing me to the fact that Google Books now has a number of volumes of the Weimar critical edition of Luther’s writings available, for free of course, online. How to find them? Go to Google Books and enter in your search “D. Martin Luthers Werke.”

Second, the first volume in the new translation series of Luther’s writings is finished and is now presently in production. We anticipate it will be available for purchase by the beginning of September.

We have a dedicated web page set up to begin taking subscriptions to the series. And if you look around on that page you will find the new series’ prospectus explaining what it will provide, and why. I heartily encourage you to go to the page, look around, and place your subscription. We are providing a 30% discount off the full price to subscribers and are working on providing a concurrent digital edition that we will substantially discount as well, when it is purchased with the print edition.

What are scholars and church leaders saying about the new series of Luther’s Works?

Luther’s analysis of human life and his proclamation of God’s merciful deliverance of humankind from sin and evil through Christ ring true across the cultural boundaries of time and space. This supplement to the historic edition of the reformer’s writings, completed a quarter century ago, is bringing significant additions to the texts from his pen that are currently available in English. It will also provide English-language readers access to documents that aid in understanding Luther’s own life and the development of the Wittenberg Reformation. The volumes are being edited according to the highest academic standards and their introductions and notes offer readers helpful guides to the context and content of the reformer’s writings. Casual readers and those seeking to expand and deepen their knowledge of the Reformation will profit greatly from these carefully translated and edited volumes. Robert Kolb Missions Professor of Systematic Theology, and Director of the Institute for Mission Studies, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis

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There is no better way to understand Luther than to read his works. This edition will give insight into Luther’s development and the exposition of his biblical theology. English-speaking readers will become acquainted with crucially-important texts like the Heidelberg disputation or his lectures on the psalms, presented in a very accurate manner. I welcome this important undertaking on the way to the Reformation jubilees in 2017! Volker Leppin Chair for Church History at Jena (Germany) Member of the Academy of Sciences of Saxony at Leipzig Member of the Continuation Committee of the International Congress for Luther Research and of the Advisory Council for the Preparation of the Reformation Jubilee in Germany

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Even those who can read Luther in the original languages often find it difficult to express his ideas clearly and accurately in English. There are obstacles to the comprehension of the texts— technical vocabulary and historical circumstance, for example—that mere competence in Latin and German cannot deal with. So from the beginning, the Luther’s Works: American Edition has been an invaluable tool for specialists as well as non-specialists, and the publication of this beautifully planned new series will make it even more so. James Estes Professor Emeritus of History, Victoria College, University of Toronto

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Concordia Publishing House is providing a tremendous service to historians, theologians, pastors, and students by producing these new translations of Luther’s works. The editors have chosen key texts for illustrating Luther’s life and thought, from his earliest works to the biographies written soon after his death. The volumes devoted to Luther’s sermons, lectures, and disputations are especially welcome, because they will give English readers a more complete picture of Luther the preacher and professor. Amy Nelson Burnett Professor of History, University of Nebraska—Lincoln

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I am delighted to see that more letters, sermons, and prefaces of Luther will be available in the American Edition. Our appreciation of Luther’s life and work will be enriched by this new series and the scholarship that undergirds it. Scott H. Hendrix Professor Emeritus, Princeton Theological Seminary

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This project is a gift to the academy and the church. The twenty-volume expansion of the American Edition of Luther’s Works will make available a vast number of writings not previously available in English translation. The editors have made their choices with attention to the concerns of contemporary Luther scholarship, thus preparing readers to engage those debates by providing solid translations of the relevant documents. Teachers in the university, the seminary, and the congregation will have an abundance of new sources to draw on when introducing students to the breadth and variety of Luther’s work. This project has drawn together a remarkable team of scholars and churchmen. The glory is always God’s, but many thanks are due to them! Jane E. Strohl Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

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The addition of twenty new volumes in English of Luther’s writings is both exciting and important. Luther believed that the “Care of Souls” was an essential element of the life of the pastor and theologian. Now through the addition of these twenty volumes that are focused on the care of souls, students and pastors in the twenty-first century can learn first-hand from Luther. David M. Whitford Professor of the History of Christianity, United Theological Seminary, Trotwood, Ohio Associate Editor, Sixteenth Century Journal

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The great project of translating Luther’s Works under the leadership of Jaroslav Pelikan and Helmut Lehmann beginning the 1950s reflected the scholarly interests of the middle of the last century, when “existentialism” was the very air one breathed. The selections these editors made overlooked, as a result, the more catholic and dogmatic legacy of the historical Luther, ranging from his early marginal comments on Lombard’s Sentences or Augustine’s City of God to Luther’s late-in-life return to the scholastic method of disputation. The new volumes planned under the able leadership of Dr. Christopher Boyd Brown will thankfully rectify this situation! Paul R. Hinlicky Tise Professor of Lutheran Studies, Roanoke College

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Jas the Weimarer Ausgabe began a whole new epoch in Luther research, and the American Edition has well served for a half century for outstanding Luther studies in the English-speaking world, so this new venture stands poised to expand that legacy by providing a new generation of scholars, pastors, and people of faith with more extensive access to Luther. Especially important are the additions of further Luther sermons, correspondence, disputations, and the complete Commentary on John. We are grateful to Concordia Publishing House for taking the initiative in this venture and heartily endorse its work. Mark C. Mattes and Ken Sundet Jones Department of Religion and Philosophy, Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa

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Concordia Publishing House is to be commended for taking the initiative in bringing out a twenty-volume extension to the American Edition of Luther’s Works. With these additional volumes, there will be practically no significant documents left untranslated within the various genres. As this first volume clearly shows, the standard of translation is high and more attention has been given to textual variants than previously. On top of that, the reader is well served with copious notes and a comprehensive introduction. I am excited by the whole project and happily add my endorsement to this first volume of Luther’s sermons on John which embody some of his best theology. I eagerly await the release of the next volume. Jeff Silcock Professor of Theology, Australian Lutheran College, North Adelaide, South Australia

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Finally, after fifty years since the first edition of Luther’s Works was published, Concordia Publishing House has again initiated a project of translating more of Martin Luther’s writings into English. This brings great joy to the English-speaking Lutheran community. Scholars, pastors, teachers, and students who find their knowledge of the German and Latin limited are brought, through this project, one step closer to their discovery of the “whole Luther.” They will be able to read more of Luther’s sermons, theological and scholarly disputations, exegetical treatments, commentaries on the Psalms and letters. As a teacher of future Lutheran pastors and scholars, I look forward to shedding further light on Luther’s theology with the forthcoming translation of his sermon on the “Three Kinds of Righteousness.” All contributors must be thanked for this formidable task and, as the first volume reveals, they will produce scholarly editions in excellent translation. Klaus Detlev Schulz Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Pastoral Ministry and Missions; Supervisor, Ph.D. in Missiology Program; Dean of Graduate Studies, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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This exciting, milestone project will keep Luther scholars on their toes for years to come. The new English translations will make a balanced view of Luther’s wide-ranging work accessible to an international community of readers. With page references to the Weimar edition included, and with robust introductions and footnotes to situate the texts, the twenty volumes with sermons and exegetical and polemical works (e.g. on Psalms and regarding the Jews) will help keep future interpretations of Luther accountable. Kirsi Stjerna Associate Professor of Reformation Church History, and Director for Institute of Luther Studies, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, PA

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The editors and publisher are greatly to be praised for this immensely helpful addition to the American Edition of Luther’s Works. The works chosen for inclusion—from Luther’s crucial early work on, e.g., Lombard’s Sentences and Augustine’s De Trinitate, to his sermons, letters, and disputations, his exegesis (particularly of the Old Testament), the many prefaces he wrote for the works of others, and even the first biographies to emerge from within his movements—will do much to bring Luther to life, and so to draw English language readers much nearer to the man as he really was. This is a signal achievement, and a worthy addition to the work of Pelikan and Lehmann from a generation ago! Mickey Mattox Associate Professor, Theology Department, Marquette University

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It is hard to overestimate the influence of Martin Luther in the history of Christian thought. The hundreds of sermons, biblical commentaries, letters, and other theological writings contained in these twenty forthcoming volumes of Luther’s Works—translated into English for the first time—will thus prove indispensable for both scholars and students of history and religion. Adam S. Francisco Guest Professor of Historical Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN

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In their selection of writings for English translation, the editors of the new series of Luther’s Works have responded deliberatively and conscientiously to recent trends in Reformation research. For the first time, the English-speaking world will have access to texts essential for plotting Luther’s internal development, understanding his impact on the German people, comprehending the range of issues that occupied him, and exploring both how he saw himself and how his contemporaries perceived him. Robert J. Christman Assistant Professor of History, Luther College, Decorah, IA

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As a representative of the Lutheran Church in the homeland of Luther and the land of his mother tongue, I welcome the publication of Luther’s Works in the new edition of Concordia Publishing House. Through this new series, many people will be given the opportunity to read the works of the reformer of the Church in their own language. Even though these works are almost 500 years old, it is highly valuable—next to Holy Scripture and the Confessions—to read Luther on the basis of his own writings. Hans-Jörg Voigt Bishop of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELK), Germany

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As we draw near to the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017, Concordia Publishing House offers to the English-speaking world a remarkable gift in expanding the now-classic American Edition of Luther’s Works to include an abundance of the Reformer’s writings previously unavailable in our tongue. Luther’s sermons were under-represented in original 54 volumes of the American Edition. This deficiency will now be corrected with three more volumes of Luther’s sermons. In addition, there will be a wealth of his exegetical and theological writings along with numerous letters demonstrating the pastoral dimension to Luther’s literary work. Pastors and laity alike will find more of Luther with which to be enriched and edified in this eagerly-awaited project. John T. Pless Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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The publishing of Luther’s Works in English has been a blessing both for Luther scholars, pastors and laity. For those of us who think that Luther’s voice still is worth listening to, the news that this translation will be expanded with a new series to include works of Luther that have so far never been published in English, is therefore good news indeed. Concordia Publishing House is to be commended for its good work! Knut Alfsvåg Associate professor of systematic theology, School of Mission and Theology, Stavanger, Norway

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Concordia Publishing House’s new twenty-volume expansion of Luther’s Works: American Edition is of the highest quality and will bring important documents into English for the first time. Introductions and notes enhance a clear and exact translation of Luther’s German and Latin. Of greatest interest to me are the two volumes of Luther’s sermons on Matthew and the two volumes of disputations, which show Luther formulating his theology with greater systematic precision than elsewhere. I highly recommend this new series. David P. Scaer Chair, Department of Systematic Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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One of the singular delights of studying Lutheran theology is reading Luther. Students soon discover that as theological authors go, Luther is among the most engaging and (dare I say), entertaining that they will encounter. It is a great service to all students of theology, then, that more of the Luther corpus is at last finding its way into English—and under such able editorial oversight. That these new translations will include Luther’s salvos from the great battle of his later life—against the antinomians who claimed his own earlier work in support of their error— elevates this extension of Luther’s Works from merely interesting and felicitous to being vitally necessary and desperately relevant. With the arrival of each volume it will be possible for more of Luther’s descendants to read more of Luther—and so one can hope, get more of Luther and Lutheran theology right. Joel D. Biermann Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri

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A basic feature of the work of the Reformers of the sixteenth century, including that of Luther, was an emphasis upon the translation and interpretation of texts, principally the text of Scripture. This new and ambitious project of Concordia Publishing House, the translation into English and editing of many additional volumes of Luther’s Works, is therefore a most welcome and fitting project. Finally, English readers and students of Luther’s theology will have access to much more of the corpus of Luther’s texts. Cornelis P. Venema President and Professor of Doctrinal Studies, Mid-America Reformed Seminary, Dyer, Indiana

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Concordia Publishing House is to be commended for undertaking the continuation of the American Edition of Luther’s Works. The new volumes will help to fill in major gaps in our understanding of Luther in English translation. This is especially the case with regard to the early polemical and exegetical material from 1517 to 1521, including the early exchanges with Prierias, Emser, and Eck, and the very important Labors in the Psalms, which Luther wrote in the crucial years of 1519–21. The wealth of new and essential material in these new volumes, including his later disputations and sermons, will do a great deal to complete our ability to understand Luther and his theological development. Randall C. Zachman Professor of Reformation Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana

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Concordia’s projected new series Luther’s Works: American Edition is timely and ambitious. Its twenty volumes, nine divisions, and 568 writings of Luther, few of which have ever been published before in English, are presented in a scholarly manner. Best of all, this work offers 114 new sermons of Luther. Although I am a Calvinist, I love reading Luther. I find him direct, profound, spiritual, and quotable. Please, Concordia, bring on these volumes, the sooner the better! Joel R. Beeke President, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan Vice-president, Dutch Reformed Translation Society

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Congratulations to Concordia Publishing House and Professor Christopher Brown of Boston University for expanding the American edition of Luther’s Works. Modern scholars will find that their comprehensive footnotes and introductions incorporate the most modern scholarship and make this American edition essential even for those who read Luther’s German and Latin. Jeannine E. Olson Professor of History, Rhode Island College Visiting Professor, Boston University Member of the governing council of the Sixteenth Century Studies Society

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The new volumes in this series give the English-reading world an even better grasp of the complexities and passion of Luther’s thought and faith. These additions open us to more of the richness of the thought of Luther the reformer, professor, and pastor who was committed to proclaiming the Word of God. I commend Concordia Publishing House for taking on this welcome endeavour, making Luther more accessible to the English-speaking world! Gordon A. Jensen Professor of Reformation History and Theology, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Saskatoon

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The twenty new volumes of the American edition of Luther’s Works could lead to a Lutherrenaissance in theology and church. Their potential lies in something apparently external: In contrast to the older volumes, many of their texts consist of short writings by Luther that have previously been little studied or completely overlooked. Short texts make people curious. They are concise. For Luther’s short texts it is especially true that they are extraordinarily fruitful. Yet they are accessible only to those who slow down their reading and engage in “rumination,” that is, the technique of analytical, repeated reading—the method for reading the Bible that Luther himself recommended. A new trend? Lingering at the university, at the college, in the congregation with a “new” short text of Luther? Why not?! Matthias Mikoteit Pastor, Evangelische Kirche von Westfalen, Germany

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I greatly commend Concordia Publishing House for continuing the Luther’s Works series by bringing out additional volumes 56 through 75. The great reformer ought to have all his voluminous writings translated into English, so this is a crucial step toward that worthy goal. Luther’s letters, sermons, commentaries, devotional literature, and all else in the torrent of writings that flowed from his pen offer ageless insights, profound wisdom, graphic illustrations, and even sparkling wit. Paul L. Maier Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan Second Vice-President, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

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It is a pleasure to commend Concordia Publishing House and to recommend these new volumes of Luther’s Works not previously available in English. The criteria for selection—as described by Dr. Christopher Brown and the Rev. Benjamin Mayes—promise to make the most informative and significant texts readily accessible for layman and scholar alike. The richness and complexity of Luther’s thought, as well as its lasting and current importance for theological reflection and Christian thinking will be exhibited in these multiple volumes. This is a great project with distinguished editors. Dean O. Wenthe President, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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These new volumes in Luther’s Works will provide for the first time in English access to many important aspects of Luther’s work and thought. The editors have chosen a wide variety of works, and I especially appreciate their inclusion of important exegetical works on the Pentateuch, the Psalms, and the Gospels. A translation of the entire Preface to Daniel, one of Luther’s most important prefaces to a biblical book, will also be a welcome addition to the Luther’s Works series. Luther’s sermons, letters, and theses for disputations will also be wellrepresented. The tanslation is well-done, making Luther speak contemporary English without ripping him out of his sixteenth-century context. Cross-references to the authoritative Weimar edition will allow those with facility in German or Latin to easily consult Luther’s actual words. In addition, the extensive historical introductions will allow those who are not specialists in Luther or Reformation studies to understand the specific context in which Luther wrote particular works. All in all, these twenty volumes will be a welcome addition to the series, and I look forward to them as a resource for me, my students, the church, and anyone seriously interested in the life and work of the great Reformer. Andrew E. Steinmann Professor of Theology and Hebrew, Concordia University, Chicago, Illinois

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The Church relies on translations to remain true to its origin. Its global mission has always been engaged in this vital business. Translating Luther’s Works into English gives countless Christians in Africa a chance to witness Luther’s exemplary Bible reading in his meticulous exegesis and to perceive the faithful application of God’s Law and Gospel to the Christian’s afflicted life under the cross in many of his sermons. Making Luther accessible is a laudable endeavour. Wilhelm Weber Rector, The Lutheran Theological Seminary, Tshwane, Pretoria, South Africa

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One can only applaud Concordia Publishing House’s decision to create these twenty new volumes of Luther’s Works. This project promises to be a boon to English-speaking students, pastors, and scholars who desire to join in theological and historical conversation with one of western Christianity’s most engaging and important voices: a most worthy project! Charles L. Cortright Associate Professor of Theology, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Co-ordinating Editor, Logia: A Journal of Lutheran Theology

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Martin Luther eagerly engaged people through language that was readily understood. The same motivation that impelled his Bible translation inspired his preaching and teaching. He had so much to say! Thanks to the extraordinary effort of Concordia Publishing House many more volumes of what he wrote and preached will be available to us in English. The extension of this series is a welcome contribution sure to benefit and bless readers for generations to come. Patrick Ferry President, Concordia University Mequon, Wisconsin

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Concordia Publishing House’s decision to expand and extend the scope of Luther’s Works through the translation of twenty volumes is great news for Lutheran historians, theologians, educators, scholars and students. Luther’s thoughts and insights are today as relevant as they were fifty or five hundred years ago. The new works will be a profound blessing to the study of theology and the preparation of twenty-first century students for service to church and world. Brian L. Friedrich President, Concordia University Nebraska

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Martin Luther continues to speak English! This new series of Luther’s Works will generate increased interest in and understanding of Luther as his pastoral and provocative voice addresses ever-contemporary generations with the truths of God’s revealed love in Christ. I am sure that both scholarly researchers and novice students will benefit from these fresh translations along with the wealth of informative footnotes and references to original sources. Many of my students, whether they read Luther in his original Latin or German or in these translations, will appreciate this project for which Concordia and its editorial team are to be highly commended. Rev. Timothy Maschke, D.Min, Ph.D. Professor of Theology Concordia University Wisconsin

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One can only congratulate and commend CPH for announcing twenty more volumes of Luther’s works. Instead of offering theological nuggets of gold, Luther sets before his hearers something akin to the Fort Knox depository. These additional volumes promise to take the reader into a bullion storage room previously hidden from the view of English speakers. Happy exploring! Terry Cripe President, Ohio District, Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

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Lutheran pastors and theologians always focus on the inerrant, life-giving Scriptures, which are the source of faith, doctrine and life, and on the Lutheran Confessions because they are a correct exposition of the inspired Scriptures. In addition, Lutherans look to the writings of Luther, which breathe the teachings and spirituality of the Bible. Each time there has been a renewal in Lutheranism, it has coincided with a renewal in the study of Luther. From this present translation project, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we can expect the same great blessings. Gaylin R. Schmeling President, Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mankato, Minnesota

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Concordia Publishing House is to be commended for adding twenty new volumes to the American Edition of Luther’s Works. Luther is too important a theologian to be read only by those who have mastered the niceties of sixteenth-century Latin and German. These additional works will offer scholars, parish pastors, and laity alike a more well-rounded presentation of Luther’s theology. James A. Kellerman, Pastor, First Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Chicago, Illinois Adjunct assistant professor of Latin, Concordia University Chicago

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Luther expressed frustration at how difficult it was to make the prophets speak German, but we can be grateful that Concordia Publishing House is devoting its efforts to make Luther speak more in English. I look forward especially to reading more of Luther’s sermons—his application of historic texts to everyday listeners—and to savoring the sensible and incidental wisdom he offered in personal correspondence. And I look forward to the historical context and theological underpinnings these volumes will provide. Mark Braun Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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These twenty volumes will stand alongside the new translation of the Book of Concord as the most significant Lutheran publishing events of our generation. With the additional exegetical writings, we may compare his Christo-centric teaching and preaching on the Pentateuch, the Psalms, Matthew and John from within a wider range of settings. From these volumes we will be taught afresh his great insight: “Take Christ from the Scriptures—what then do you still find in it?” Jeffrey Kloha Associate Proessor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri

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The American Edition of Luther’s Works was one of the great achievements of 20th-century Christian publishing in the English-speaking world. Now, with the translation of these additional gems, an already splendid collection of Luther’s writings will be made even stronger and better. Concordia Publishing House and the editors of these new volumes are to be congratulated. David A. Lumpp Professor of Theology, Concordia University, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Luther’s words have found a new season to emerge and bear fruit. Like seeds long dormant and known only to a few, the sermons, letters, and exegetical works of this new series have been hidden from popular and scholarly study. But now Luther breaks out with fresh insights for a new century. This new series will deliver Luther’s renewed work for many generations. Daniel Paavola Associate Professor of Theology, Concordia University Mequon, Wisconsin

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Concordia Publishing House has long been a leader in publishing English translations of notable classics of confessional Lutheranism. Concordia one again has performed a great service by commencing a new translation project featuring the writings of Dr. Martin Luther. The timing could not be better in view of the rapidly approaching 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Lutheran Reformation in 2017. Luther’s 2000 extant sermons will finally begin to get their theological due. Joel Pless Associate Professor of Theology, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Other than Jesus, no human teacher has influenced me like the sainted Doctor Luther. Now CPH has put me onto a new, vitally important source, accessible to the Luther neophyte while friendly to the scholar. Drawing from the vast well of Luther writing and scholarship, these volumes promise to offer new insights into Luther’s profound faith, preaching and thinking. Speaking on John 17:3, Luther writes, “This one word, ‘know,’ then, like a mighty thunderclap, strikes down all doctrine based on human work.” And paraphrasing Jesus’ own prayer words, Luther puts it this way, “Glorify Me again, so that the world will have to hear and acknowledge that I am Your Son from eternity.” As a missiologist, I long for more and eagerly await the publication. Mark G. Press Director, Oswald Hoffmann School of Christian Outreach Professor, College of Vocation and Ministry of Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota

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As an instructor in Old Testament, I eagerly endorse Concordia Publishing House’s new translation project of Luther’s Works: American Edition. Luther reads the Old Testament with a mind that, like the Emmaus disciples, has been opened by our risen Lord. As a result, his writings will provide intellectual and spiritual resources for modern Christians who seek to know Jesus more deeply. CPH is to be commended for bringing more of Luther’s writings to English speaking Christians. Dr. Timothy E. Saleska Associate Professor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri

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The additional volumes of Luther’s Works: American Edition will be a blessing to the church. Readable, well-chosen, and beautifully produced, the new material will allow theologians, historians, and the general reader a more complete picture of the great reformer. The works selected will deepen our understanding of the man, and our appreciation of his genius as theologian, professor, reformer and pastor. Glen L. Thompson Professor of History, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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I am excited to see additional writings of Luther available in English. I look forward most of all to the disputations and to the sermons. This is where it “counts the most.” How did Luther articulate in detail where he disagreed with others? How did he bring the Gospel to the hearts of the faithful? For me this is where the heart and mind of this great church leader will be most transparent. Thomas H. Trapp Professor of Theology, Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota Pastor, Emmaus Lutheran Church, St. Paul, Minnesota

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  1. Bethany Tanis
    April 30th, 2009 at 15:35 | #1

    Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Boyd Brown, who I know has worked very hard on this project!

  2. May 2nd, 2009 at 15:03 | #2

    Yes indeed. Google Books has almost 30 volumes of the Weimar up. You can download them as PDFs to have a local copy handy.

    They also have the Erlangen edition up as well, several of them in fact.

    One thing I have noticed is that the book scanners are sometimes sloppy, accidentally missing pages. Sometime it is handy to have separate scans of the same volume to piece together what's missing.

  3. Erich Heidenreich
    May 4th, 2009 at 19:12 | #3

    Will the new Luther's Works volumes be available on Libronix? If so, when?

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